Aussie drone defender to join international 'Night Hawk' military exercise

Sydney-based drone defence company DroneShield (ASX: DRO) has been selected by Danish Special Operations Command to participate in the annual international 'Night Hawk' initiative.

DroneShield will take part in the major military training exercise which is run annually by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).and attended by around 1,800 personnel from 10 NATO countries.

Led by CEO Oleg Vornik, DroneShield will deploy its DroneSentry system at the Aalborg Airbase in Denmark between 19-21 September.

Vornik says his company is the only one worldwide that has been invited to deploy a 'detect and defeat' counter-drone system at the exercise.

"As the DroneShield systems are gaining momentum with the European end users, we are very pleased to have this opportunity to demonstrate our system to the Danish Special Forces, one of the most sophisticated Special Operations Command end users globally, at this high-profile military exercise," says Vornik.

DroneShield's futuristic-looking drone defence products range from a handheld jammer called the DroneGun to the advanced DroneSentry which provides maximum situational awareness and the quickest response to airborne threats. Read more

Paris Faint - Business News Australia - 18 September 2018

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